A tribute to the heritage of southwest Philadelphia. Revolutionary battles and Colonial events are described against a backround of historic sites, such as the gardens and mansion of naturalist John Bartram. Topics: Cities and towns, Cities and towns, Travel
The Forbidden City, Reel 1 Reel 2 available here Explores the history and culture of China as reflected in the art and architectural treasures of the Forbidden City. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryExplores the history and culture of China as reflected in the art and architectural treasures of the imperial citadel in Peking. Topics: Educational Film, China (Ancient to 1949), Cities and towns
Sequences from A Tale of Two Cities, A Christmas Carol, Great Expectations, and David Copperfield show adaptations of Dickens' writing to the motion picture medium and demonstrate his mastery of character delineation Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryPresents sequences from 'A TALE OF TWO CITIES,' 'A CHRISTMAS CAROL,' 'GREAT EXPECTATIONS' and 'DAVID COPPERFIELD' in order to study the adaptation of Dickens' writings to the screen. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Dickens, Charles, 1812-1870, Characters and characteristics,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
This film shows in light fashion how to set about replanning a town. Post war period .New Towns. overcrowded inner cities. building out of town. favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 7 reviews ) Topics: Urbanization, Towns
Summary: One in a series of eight films that traces the history of America as a nation of immigrants. With a population that includes two million Jews, New York is the biggest Jewish city in the world. Many are the children and grandchildren of people who fled Eastern Europe before World War I and came to the city's Lower East Side. Though no longer persecuted, most still lived in extreme poverty, working in thousands of sweat-shops in appalling conditions. All were determined that their... Topics: Ethnic Groups., Immigration and emigration., Jews., #NAME?, Cities and towns- U.S.
byEames, Ray; Eames, Charles; Encyclopaedia Britannica Educational Corporation
Made under the sponsorship of Westinghouse Electric CorpReleased in 1969 under the title Photography and the city Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Cities and towns, Photography Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation